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FAA launches investigation after drone crashes, hits baby


The Federal Aviation Administration has opened an investigation after a DJI Inspire 1 crashed and injured a nearly one-year-old girl in Pasadena, California earlier this month.

The crash of the 6.4 pound drone took place during a September 12 movie screening of The Princess Bride at City Hall, according to the Pasadena Star News. The child sustained a quarter-inch cut on her head and a bump on the forehead she was seen at Huntington Memorial Hospital and released.

On Monday, Ian Gregor, an FAA spokesman for the Pacific Division, told Ars in a statement that the inquiry had begun.

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